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Choice Cuts - A free range art exhibition

Monday 20 March 2017

A spontaneous gallery will be popping up in Urunga this week.

The former butcher shop on the corner of Urunga’s main streets has been transformed into an Arts Space.  The gallery will feature works by local artists, sculptors and crafts folk, in an ongoing exhibition called ‘Choice Cuts’.

Community Engagement made easier for Bellingen Shire Residents

Monday 20 March 2017

Council is now utilising its online community engagement portal, ‘Create’ to actively seek feedback and gauge community opinion on major projects and issues.

The site is a one-stop source of information about all of Council’s engagement campaigns, including access to FAQ’S, online forums, surveys, quick polls and videos.

Bellingen Transfer Station Upgrades

Monday 20 March 2017

A joint project between Bellingen Shire Council and Handybin through Coffs Coast Waste Services has seen significant upgrade works occurring at the Bellingen Transfer Station. This project is jointly funded by NSW EPA, through the Better Waste and Recycling fund, Bellingen Shire Council and Handybin through Coffs Coast Waste Services.

2017 Seniors Week Activities Wrap-up

Monday 20 March 2017

The recent NSW Seniors Festival events in Bellingen Shire were a great success.  Activities which took place in all parts of the Shire included a couples lunch at the Dorrigo Support Centre that attracted 26 people who came together to share memories of days gone by.  Seniors in Urunga were given the opportunity to attend a ‘Computers for...

Myroad Info and Livetraffic are your Official Source for Road and Bridge Closures

Friday 17 March 2017

With the current heavy rain being experienced it is a timely reminder to know where to access the official information on road and bridge closures through the Bellingen and neighbouring Shires.

Funding Success for Sensory Friendly Safe Spaces

Monday 13 March 2017

Bellingen Shire Council has been successful in securing grant funding through the Northcott FundAbility Program to undertake the “Calm Kits for Sensory Friendly Safe Spaces” project. 

The grant application was submitted with support from Chantal Lennox of It Takes a Village and Marg Hopper from Awesome Kids OT.

Back to Business Event a great success

Monday 13 March 2017

As part of the Back to Business Week Council hosted three forums across the Shire which aimed to promote and celebrate the success of small businesses and the critical role they play in our community.  The events gave business owners the opportunity to meet with Councillors and relevant Council staff to network and discuss local issues. 

Making a difference with Creative Placemaking

Monday 13 March 2017

Bellingen Shire Council will be releasing a new community grant program called Creative Placemaking.

Review of Disability Access & Inclusion Plan on Council's Agenda

Tuesday 7 March 2017

Bellingen Shire Council is reviewing its current Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2014 -17 in line with the NSW Disability Inclusion Action Planning Guidelines. 

NSW Seniors Festival in the Bellingen Shire

Friday 24 February 2017

With the theme of ‘Let’s Do More Together’, the 2017 NSW Seniors Festival will take place from 3 to 12 March and a range of activities and events are planned across the Bellingen Shire.

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